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10/14/2011

Treasurer’s College Prep Financial Education Courses Teach High School Students Money Management Skills

CLEVELAND - State Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel’s office recently delivered financial education presentations in Northeast Ohio designed to help prepare high school students for college.  The presentation, Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, were held in various Cleveland high schools and allowed freshmen to participate in money management skill discussions and working groups.

“By educating Ohio’s high school students as they prepare to leave for college we are helping them lay the foundation for a successful future,” said Treasurer Mandel.  “This presentation gives our students skills that will help prepare them for college and beyond.”     

  On September 28th and 29th the Ohio Treasurer’s office delivered Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, a money management skills presentation to 177 freshman students of Cleveland Central Catholic High School. 

  On October 4th and 5th the Ohio Treasurer’s office delivered Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, a money management skills presentation to 53 freshman students at Glenville High School and 84 freshman students at East Tech High School. 

  On October 11th and 13th the Ohio Treasurer’s office delivered Preparing for College: Your Financial Future, a money management skills presentation to 63 freshman students at Kenmore High School and  35 freshman students at Washington Park High School. 

The Treasurer’s office delivered this presentation through the Bridges program as a part of their partnership with the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC). The Bridges program is offered to select high schools by OFIC with the goal of connecting urban youth, in the Cleveland area, to colleges and universities. Students in the program can earn scholarships from OFIC, up to $40,000, based on the number of workshops attended while attending high school. 

For more information on upcoming financial education programs in your area or to view additional financial education resources please visit www.OhioTreasurer.gov/Financial_Education , join us at www.facebook.com/SmartMoneyChoices  or call: 1-800-228-1102, Option 1.  


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Office Of Debt Mgmt

The Office of Debt Management plays an important role in the operation of state government: it oversees the borrowing of funds to assure it is completed in an efficient manner.
    

SaveNOW

SaveNOW, a program offered by the State Treasurer through our linked deposit authority, offers a 3% bonus interest on savings accounts for Ohio citizens.
    

Smart Money Choices

A free personal financial-planning conference series for all Ohioans presented by State Treasurer Josh Mandel, and supported by a variety of statewide and regional partners.
    

Top-Bottom Review 2011

Review Outlines Steps to Improve Operations, Safeguard Investments, Leverage Technology, Increase Transparency and Modernize Banking Practices
    

e-Funds Transfer

Electronic Funds Transfers makes tax payments easy. Entities that have received a notice from the Ohio Department of Taxation can register for electronic payment via the website.
    

Veteran's Preference

Veteran’s Preference provides veterans with priority to be accepted into the GrowNOW and Ag-LINK linked-deposit programs.
    

GrowNOW

A partnership between eligible banks and the Ohio Treasury, enables small business owners to receive a 3% interest rate reduction on small business loans for two years with the opportunity for renewal
    

Renew & Rebuild Ohio

Small business owners, farmers and homeowners are eligible to receive financial assistance to rebuild and recover following an emergency.
    

Ag-LINK

A program for farms to receive an interest rate reduction on new or existing loans or lines of credit up to $150,000. Applications are accepted on an annual basis from January through March.
    

CPIM

The Center for Public Investment Management (CPIM) provides continuing education to Ohio’s public funds managers and their oversight authorities.
    

CPIM Conference: Bowling

The CPIM (Center for Public Funds Managers) Academy allows public funds managers to increase their financial competencies in managing and safeguarding Ohio’s tax dollars.
    

CPIM Akron

The CPIM (Center for Public Funds Managers) Academy allows public funds managers to increase their financial competencies in managing and safeguarding Ohio’s tax dollars.
    

CPIM Dayton

The CPIM (Center for Public Funds Managers) Academy allows public funds managers to increase their financial competencies in managing and safeguarding Ohio’s tax dollars.
    

CPIM Columbus

The CPIM (Center for Public Funds Managers) Academy allows public funds managers to increase their financial competencies in managing and safeguarding Ohio’s tax dollars.
    

ECO-Link

A partnership between the State Treasurer and participating banks that provides a 3% interest rate reduction for 5 or 7 years on bank loans when completing energy-efficient upgrades to your home.